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 This day in History - January 4
381 Historic Events for January 4
1726

Cornelis Ploos van Amstel, Dutch engraver/art collector

Birth
1729

Joseph de Montesquiou earl d'Artagnan, French lt-general, dies at 77

Death
1729

Meir Bacharach, Hebrew poet, dies

Death
1739

Henrik C Cras, Dutch lawyer (Laudatio Hugonis Grotii)

Birth
1745

Willem I Kerricx, the Young, Flemish architect/painter, dies at 62

Death
1752

Gabriel Cramer, Swiss mathematician (paradox of Cramer), dies at 47

Death
1754

Columbia University founded, as Kings College (NYC)

Event
1756

Anne Nagell van Ampsen, Dutch politician

Birth
1759

Maria Rosa Coccia, composer

Birth
1761

Stephen Hales, English vicar/inventor (ventilator), dies at 83

Death
1762

England declares war on Spain and Naples

Event
1765

Joseph Franz Xaver Dominik Stalder, composer, dies at 39

Death
1772

Paul-Louis Courier, (de M‚r‚), French writer/interpreter

Birth
1773

Johann Peter Heuschkel, composer

Birth
1778

Charles D J Eisen, French engraver/painter, dies at 57

Death
1780

Snowstorm hit Washington's army at Morristown, NJ

Event
1781

Andr‚ M‚chain discovers M80 (globular cluster in Scorpio)

Event
1782

Ange-Jacques Gabriel, French architect (Ecole Military), dies at 83

Death
1785

Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, librarian (fairy tale collector)

Birth
1786

Mozes Mendelssohn, Jewish/German philosopher (Haksalah), dies at 56

Death
1789

Benjamin Lundy, philanthropist/abolitionist

Birth
1790

Pres Washington delivers 1st "State of the Union"

Event
1793

Bengt Lidner, Swedish poet (Medea/Yttersa domen), dies at 35

Death
1797

Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)

Birth
1799

Galib Dede/Seyh Galib, Turkish poet (Hsn  Ask), dies at about 40

Death